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Top Yardie imprisoned

Title
Top Yardie imprisoned
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
14 Aug 1993
Year of production
1993
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Duration
00:03:23
Description
Alastair Lawson-Tancred reports on the conviction at the Old Bailey of a West Indian man, Leroy Leslie, a member of the Yardie gang, for murder of Andre Blackman in Stoke Newington and injury of Geoff(?) Dixon. With comment from Pauline Mills, friend of victim; Detective Inspector John McCulloch(?), describes Leslie as a top level Yardie; Detective Superintendent Michael Cray praises the witnesses for coming forward.
Contributors
Pauline Mills; John McCulloch(?); Michael Cray; Alastair Lawson-Tancred
Keywords
London; Homicide; Murder trials; Imprisonment; Trials; African-Caribbean peoples; Sentencing; Witnesses; Organized crime; Stoke Newington; Geoff(?) Dixon; Andre Blackman

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